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>> protect plants, pets, people and pipes. the fourth ps. >> thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, december 3rd, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." why did a commuter train race into a curve at 82 miles an hour? new findings reveal the big questions about the moments before the deadly nt. >> and new pictures provide clues about the crash that killed "fast and furious" star paul walker. and the grinch that could steal online holiday bargains. the supreme court decision with tens of billions of dollars at stake. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," our world in 90 seconds. >> preliminary information shows the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a
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30-mile-an-hour curve. >> officials investigate a failure of man or machine. >> whether or not it's the result of human error remains unclear. >> the brakes didn't fully engage until five seconds before the crash. >> the train's engineer has been tested for drugs and alcohol and his cell phone is also being examined. >> when i heard about the speed, i gulped. >> "the washington post" reports that roughly one-third of people who signed up on healthcare.gov may have errors on applications due to computer glitches. >> it will be inexplicable if somebody involved in the creation of the website doesn't get fired. >> a monster storm heading east after ravaging the northwest. >> the rockies getting hit hard today. east coast, enjoy the warmth while it lasts. >> investigators have reportedly ruled out drag racing in the crash that killed paul walker. >> "fast and furious" co-stars wrapped up a private memorial for the actor and his family. ? thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated
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him. >> a tourist in hawaii has been killed in a shark attack. he was dangling over the side of his kayak when he was bitten. >> a california woman is free after falling between two buildings and becoming trapped. >> all that -- >> for the win! he got it! uconn has left the building! >> brees, michael bennett! touchdown! seattle 11-1. >> these fans are great. broke the world record didn't they? >> loudest outdoor stadium ever. >> and "all that mattered." >> the announcement that amazon testing drones. >> a scenario a few homes have some collateral generosity. >> on "cbs this morning." >> a 90-year-old grandmother celebrated her birthday by going skydiving. yeah. not intentionally. she just kind of wandered off the plane. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
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>> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah. >> good morning, charlie. >> a lot of new questions this morning about the crash. >> we begin there. investigators say the commuter train that crashed in new york city was going much too fast. the metro north train was going 82 miles per hour as it entered a sharp curve. it did not slow down at all until it was too late. >> sunday's derailment killed four people and injured more than 60 others. investigators are focusing on the veteran engineer who was driving the train when it ran off the tracks. jeff pegues is at the accident scene in the bronx. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to our viewers out west. investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and piecing together a time line of events on sunday. still they say it's too early to determine if human error or mechanical failure is to blame for this derailment. newly released video offers a close-up look at sunday's
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metro-north train accident. the crash chewed up 800 feet of track and left railcars toppled over and buried in gravel. >> a train turned over on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> reporter: monday federal investigators revealed that just before the train veered off the track it was traveling nearly three times the speed limit. >> the preliminary information, and let me emphasize this is preliminary information, from the event recorders, shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. >> when i heard about the speed, i gulped. this sort of takes your breath away. >> reporter: black box recorders also showed the brakes were fully applied just five seconds before the cars stopped and the throttle cut six seconds before the train came to a halt. >> it was only six seconds before everything came to a stop that the throttle went to idle. >> this was late in the game. >> very late in the game. >> reporter: monday huge cranes uprighted the railcars.
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the last one removed was the front car where engineer william rockefeller jr. had been at the controls. the cbs news law enforcement source says the 20-year mta veteran told first responders at the scene he hit the brakes as he was approaching the curve but the brakes didn't work. >> this train made nine stops prior to derailing. at this point, we are not aware of any problems with the brakes. >> reporter: investigators have tested the train's engineer for drugs and alcohol. they have not yet released those results. his cell phone is also in their hands. they are examining it to see if he was on the phone while the train was beginning to go off the tracks. charlie, norah? >> jeff, thank you. and the new healthcare.gov is getting mixed reviews this morning after its first major test. many who tried the revamped insurance website say it is working better. but others report they're still having some trouble. today president obama opens a new effort to highlight the positive side of the affordable
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care act. major garrett is at the white house this morning. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. with a speech scheduled for 11:30 a.m. pacific, president obama will try to dig out from about the risks of repealing it. democrats running for re-election for 2014 are already panicking. this is the president's first concerted effort to calm them down. the white house is changing its tone highlighting the achievements of obama care and the progress that has been made since the botched launch of the healthcare.gov website just two the. >> the queueing system is a
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featured design to improve the user experience. enrolled. how many were shuttled into that comeback later queue. in a miami health clin irk, june miles may tried for a hird time to purchase insurance through the website. she hasn't had insurance due to diabetes and other pre-existing conditions. the website kept telling her to wait. >> i'm hoping everything goes well, you know, for me because i really do need health coverage. >> reporter: eventually miles mays filled out a paper application. the administration expects that even bigger traffic surge in two weeks. that's when consumers will probably rush to acquire insurance coverage by january 1st. to qualify, those applicants
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must enroll by december 23rd. >> i would certainly agree that that is an important period that, you know, all these days in december are important and every day from now till march 31st is important. >> reporter: the administration also says it has fixed the website defect that prevented social security numbers from being sent accurately to insurers. that glitch accounted for 08% of the bad data insurers were receiving from prospective enrollees. troubleshooters are still working on the 20% of troubled day that that remains. much of the country gets hit with a prewinter blast this week. storm warnings are posted for the west and the upper midwest. snow is already falling in fargo, north dakota. the area could get up to a foot of snow in the days ahead. and heavy snowfall is also expected in duluth minnesota. temperatures are expected to plunge well below normal. our chicago station wbbm meteorologist is tracking the storm. >> thanks a lot, charlie and norah. talking about a major storm
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system plowing through the western half of the country today from montana to bismarck rapid city down to denver into salt lake city. we have winter storm watches, warnings, and advisories. talking about very heavy snow in eastern parts of montana, all the way through to parts of the upper peninsula of michigan especially heavy in colorado and in utah where totals could be as much as in places in the central rockies 2 feet perhaps. so we're talking about a wide swath of very heavy snowfall from this. and as the system exits, very cold air will move in from northern canada bringing temperatures anywhere from 20 to 30 degrees below the norm. this will be the coldest air of the season so far while it starts in the northern areas of the country, it's slow going to trickle east throughout course of the day. >> this morning, new video may shed light on the car crash that killed actor paul walker and a friend on saturday. sheriff's investigators do not believe they were racing another
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car. autopsy results could be released today. kevin frazier, co-host of "omg insider "is at the scene in valencia north of los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah, charlie, and viewers on the west coast. the video in question was taken from a surveillance camera just a few yards away from here. meanwhile, the memorial for both walker and his good friend roger rodus, continues to grow and last night his "fast and furious" co-star vin diesel came by and gave special shoutout to all the fans who have come to pay tribute to the fallen actor. >> thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him. >> yeah! >> reporter: actor vin disl was not only paul walker's co-star in the movie, he was his friend. diesel was joined by others who were close to the late star when the studio behind the film franchise cleared and tented the memorial area allowing family and crew members to mourn in private.
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makeshift memorial has grown steadily since saturday's crash. >> his family is absolutely brokenhearted right now, and we just remember what a good heart he had. >> reporter: walker is survived by a 15-year-old daughter, meadow meadow. >> when she found out, of course she's going to act like any other child. she was gone. so was his girlfriend. they both were devastated. i think they were in shock. they were screaming. >> reporter: surveillance video obtained by "omg insider" captured the crash. first a cloud of smoke, then five seconds later a fireball from an apparent explosion. the porsche carrera carrying paul walker and his friend hit a pole and burst into flames. the aftermath was captured by cell phone video. the two had been at charity events saturday afternoon and left together in the porsche. >> we know that roger was driving the car when they pulled out. but being gone for 20 minutes, paul could have said hey, can i drive the car?
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let me drive the car. >> reporter: official word on who was driving and even formal identification of the victims are still pending as the coroner's office waits for dental records of the badly burned victims. the sheriff's office will only say that the car involved was traveling alone at a high rate of speed. walker had bragged about driving very fast on public roads. of speed. walk her bragged about driving very fast on public >> reporter: now authorities are still trying to determine what could have caused this crash. looking at all kinds of theorys from some kind of a leak to a tire blowout. meanwhile, a great story has emerged about paul walker's generosity. about a decade ago he was in a jewelry store in santa barbara. he saw a young man who was about to be deployed to the middle east with his girlfriend. he was hoping to buy a ring for her so they could get engaged. but he couldn't afford anything in the jewelry store. walker went over to the manager and said put the ring on my
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tab. the couple never knew who it was who bought the ring for them. now they know it's paul walker. >> nice story, kevin. ukraine's president reportedly flew to china this morning for a planned visit. he leaves behind a nation in turmoil. a no-confidence vote failed in parliament today. outside, thousands of protesters are gathered demanding his ouster. they are angry about his decision to scuttle an agreement strengthening ties with europe. but before he left, the ukraine president appeared to backtrack. he called the european commission president and asked to renew negotiations. vice president joe biden is in japan this morning. new u.s. ambassador caroline kennedy greeted biden when he arrived in tokyo. biden says the u.s. is trying to lower tensions in the region after china suddenly declared an air defense zone in the east china sea. he plans to bring it up when he meets with china's president tomorrow. seth done in beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah. the vice president traveled here to asia to talk about trade and
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economic issues but that conflict over the air defense zone will likely dominate his trip. just a couple hours ago, he reiterated u.s. support for its ally japan. the vice president continued his week-long tour in asia today alongside japan's prime minister. it signals the early stages of a delicate balancing act for the u.s. amid international protest over china's newly declared air defense zone. biden addressed the conflict this morning. >> we the united states are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculations. >> reporter: last week china's air force deployed fighter jets over that disputed air space after the u.s. japan, and south
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korea sent flights through the region unannounced, defying china's demands. on friday the state department urged u.s. commercial airlines to comply with china's flight rules over the east china sea as a safety measure, a move the chinese government applauded. "notifying china flying over the air defense zone shows those airlines wish to coordinate and cooperate with china," the spokesman for the chinese foreign ministry said. but the white house main takes china's requirements are illegitimate, a position the japanese expect the vice president to make clear this week. "i think vice president biden will tell china that china's actions will unilaterally change the region's status," japan's chief cabinet secretary said and that this action is dangerous and that it will not be accepted. now, the vice president travels on to china tomorrow where we've
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already seen several editorials in a couple of government-affiliated newspapers that have said if he's seen as too cozy with the japanese he might have less success here in china. charlie, norah? >> thanks seth. this morning american contractor alan gross is asking president obama to help win his release from cuba. he was distributing communications equipment under a u.s. government contract when he was arrested four years ago today. rhodes is serving a 15-year sentence for crimes against cuba. in a letter to the president, he write, "i still want to believe my government values my life and my service. i refuse to accept that my country would believe me behind." a new report out this morning finds american high school students are falling further behind their peers in other countries. the u.s. is now ranked 31st in math 24th in science, and 21st in reading. the assessment is based on a worldwide test taken last year by 6,000 american 15-year-olds. the test results show no
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improvement by u.s. students over the past decade. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says the number of banks in the united states are at their lowest level since the great depression. federally insured banks shrank to about 6900 in the third quarter, from a high of about 18,000. many smaller banks merged or simply collapsed. but overall bank deposits and assets are growing. the "detroit free press" says a judge rules this morning on whether to allow the city's bankruptcy to proceed. about $18 billion in debt and liabilities must be dealt with. >> "the new york times" looks at soaring hospital charges. a day spent as an inpatient at an american hospital costs an average of more than $4,000. that is five times the cost in many other modern countries. a single stitch can cost $500. >> the new new hampshire union leader looks at a medical technician sentenced to 39 years in prison. david kwiatkowski infected
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dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis c through tainted syringes. >> connecticut's newtown bee says 911 calls related to the sandy hook shooting will be released tomorrow. state officials wanted to keep the recordings private out of sensitivity to victims' families. a judge ruled last week that under public information laws the tapes must be released. december 14th is the anniversary of the attack. >> "the seattle times" says bail has been set at $200,000 for a man accused of stealing a seattle to canada ferry. the company says it's a wake-up call and is reviewing security. police say samuel mcdonough a sex offender, took the $8 million ferry for a seven-hour joy ride on sunday. a s.w.a.t. team finally boarded it and arrested him. he later told police he didn't know how to operate the boat. the ferry carries 300,000 passengers a year between seattle and victoria british columbia. >> and another deadly shark attack in hawaii. people are being told to stay out of the water off southwest
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maui this morning. the victim was fishing on a kayak yesterday when he was bit. he is identified as 57-year-old patrick briny of washington state. authorities say the shark bit his foot which had been dang nlg the water. german tourist died in august after another shark attack in that same area off cold front diving into the bay area. we have seen some showers overnight. it looks like maybe a chance of a few more scattered showers . out the door we go. we have some cloudy skies early on over russian hill. some much colder air going to be setting in over the next couple of days and some freezing temperatures at night. here comes that cold front right there. looks like hi-def doppler radar showing you some widely scattered showers now. more of that on the way. temperatures only in the 50s this afternoon. in for the deep freeze tonight. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay.
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one of the most popular features of shopping online is in jeopardy. mellody hobson is here with the supreme court decision that could have you pay more. could the new york train disaster have been stopped by a state-of-the-safety system? >> here in southern california all 512 miles of track will be equipped with this technology by next summer. but almost every other rail authority in the country says there's no way they can meet the
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald i'm frank mallicoat. here are your kpix 5 headlines now. searchers in idaho are trying to find a missing small plane based out of san jose's reid- hillview airport. the plane is registered to 51- year-old dale smith, founder and president of san jose-based serial-tech. the plane was carrying five family members from oregon to montana when the pilot reported engine trouble over idaho. december is about to turn really cold in the bay area over the next couple of days. it comes as santa clara county opens cold weather shelters for the season. how some of the homeless in san jose's -- to house some of the homeless in san jose, sunnyvale and gilroy. traffic and weather coming up.
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good morning, slow on 242 through concord. a crash had been blocking the middle lanes and now traffic is jammed up on 242 and on highway 4. san mateo bridge traffic is going to be backed up getting there. there was another accident too a second of the morning approaching the toll plaza. now clear. but it's jammed solid from industrial. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> a lot of clouds making our way across our skies a cold front slipping into town. our kpix 5 high-def doppler radar has been tracking raindrops this morning from our mount vaca. hi-def doppler showing scattered light showers. those will be clearing out toward the afternoon. temperatures going to be chilly though only in the 50s. get ready for some freezing temperatures the next couple nights. very cold by day.
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zbloorm male you know people can't wait to get on the local news. they're jumping up and down in the background. that was not the case on black friday. >> we've got santa, let's see who we can talk to -- sir, sir, come back here sir -- guys come over here! no, no, no, come over here! rats! >> you're the greatest shopper i've ever seen oh my gosh when did you start -- >> i don't speak english. [ laughter ] >> she'll find somebody. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour an important u.s. ally fighting
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muslim extremists inside its borders. egypt has told reporters to stay away from the battle in the sinai desert. but clarissa ward and her crew went in undercover. plus, you could soon see fewer twins and triplets being born. we're looking at families dealing with fertility challenges. should they only have one child at a time? black friday saw new record highs. overall sales jumped about 19% from last year. and this year brought more changes in the way we shop. >> smartphones and tablets are driving nearly a third of all web traffic. that's up 58% from last year. mobile users account for nearly 16% of online sales. and while smartphones drove more people to websites tablet users bought more products. also on cyber monday the supreme court announced it will not hear a case involving an internet sales tax. amazon an overstock.com were
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appealing the online levy imposed in new york state. but it's a battle imposed with results. what does this mean for online shoppers? >> all i can think about with this story is taxes. this is what it tells us we know now that the price that online retailers get is probably going to go away because that differential is really about tax. they will now be on par with the brick and mortar retailers and they won't have that edge they've had. we'll probably see less showrooming where people go to a store, they look around and pull out their mobile phone and buy the item online. we're going to see a lot more bureaucracy, states find municipalities making it so hard, so complicated, they're going to be dealing with a very tangled tax web. >> the potential tax revenue, though, for manile of these states that they would lose is huge. >> that's why these states are
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saying i want amazon to collect taxes coming into products coming into our state. we need the revenue. >> especially after the financial crisis. >> cities streets, roads, bridges, money for schools. we spend an average of $600 million on the web a day. if you put a 4% tax rate on that, it's $25 million. $23 billion a year that's not being collected. >> so -- go ahead. >> i was just going to say we're showing this graphic, people want to know does that affect me in my state. already amazon collects taxes in 16 states. there's still a lot of states out there especially in the midwest that amazon is not collecting taxes. >> which leads to this question is it possible that congress will step in and doing something? >> no one is counting on that. amazon wanted that to happen. they're like why did they want congress do this. they wanted this national e-mers tax for one specific reason. they thought it would be lower than what they would pay at the
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state and national level and that would keep their competitive advantage around price. they as no longer wanted to deal with this bure aboutaucracy where they had to hire a lot of people. >> how significant was the tax differential in terms of what consumers were buying? in other words as an incentive to buy was the reduction in price because of no tax significance? >> yeah let's just say new york city here. new york city your tax rate is all of your christmas shopping et cetera, that makes a difference. that's another gift. you know that's real money. >>
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ew technology along thousands of lines. as ben tracy reports many could fail to meet a federal deadline created after another tragedy. >> reporter: when a commuter train slammed head on to a freight rain in chatsworth california, in 2008 25 people died. one of the deadliest train wrecks in california history. so congress ordered a new high-tech safety system called positive train control could be installed on 60,000 rail lines in the u.s. the total cost about $10 billion. >> it's really a life-saving technology. >> reporter: jeff lustgarten works for metrolink which operates commuter trains in southern california. it has spent $10 million on the new item. >> positive safety control, what does it mean? what does it do? >> it's very state of the art gps-based technology that allows
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our trains to be controlled remotely. >> reporter: every train is linked to a central system. thousands of antennas on track and signals on train monitor precise location and speed. if a train is on course to collide with another train or going too fast into a curve, such as the train in new york the system warns the conductor. telling exactly how long it will take to slow down and void an accident. >> if that engineer for whatever reason didn't reduce the speed of the train, the system will do it for him. >> reporter: congress gave rail authorities seven years to get this done. the deadline is december 2015. here in southern california all 512 miles of track will be equipped with this technology by next summer but almost every other rail authority in the country says there's no way they can meet the deadline. those behind schedule blame the cost and size of the project. >> thousands and thousands of pieces of equipment that must be retrofitted. and thousands of miles of railroad all over the country,
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all at one time. >> reporter: they are asking congress for a three-year extension. mark rosenker former chairman of the ntsb says that's a mistake. >> that's why it's so important to make is sure we hold their feet to the fire. >> reporter: in southern california they're determined to honor the lives lost in that horrific crash by keeping this life-saving technology on track. for "cbs this morning." ben tracy, los angeles. we have a rare view of crackdown of islamic militants in egypt. they have fought forces in the sinai desert near israel's border. cbs news is the first to go in the region since the violence began. >> reporter: good morning, journalists are strictly prohibited from traveling to
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sinai. so we went in under cover to see the situation for ourselves. an insurgency is raging in egypt. these propaganda videos by islamic extremists show one attack after another on egyptian security forces in sinai. we traveled through the desert along israel's border to the front line in what egypt calls its war on terror. we saw house upon house leveled. cars and tractors burned. evidence of a scorched policy by egyptian forces. the owners of this destroyed home were too scared to appear on camera. family members told us that tanks began firing artillery shells on the house early one morning. and you can see the scale of the destruction from those shells. and villagers here tell us that this wasn't the first time this happened. that more than 60 homes have been hit in this way. later, we met abu ayid.
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he told us his home was torched in the military raid. he insisted he has nothing do with the insurgency. this used to be covered? he pointed to a nearby house to show us what his used to look like. we asked if he thought this might happen again. it could happen again and again, he said. i don't have any hope. in a remote desert location we met the brother of the most wanted man in sinai, the leader of the ansar state jihadist group. he asked us not to show his face. if my brother say terrorist, i thank him, he said. they burn our houses. who else will defend us? so you see your brother as a hero? not just my brother, he said. we pressure anyone who defends our children. most of the people we met in sinai do not support the insurgency but there's growing anger about the brutality of the
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military crackdown and questions about whether it may be back firing. for "cbs this morning" clarissa ward cairo. >> really is a huge question about where the conflict might be going in egypt against the military rule. but it as is an indication of how the courage of clarissa to go in there, to go into a place that's controlled like that and not know. >> and there's very little reporting at all. >> exactly. and extraordinary violence like we saw there. >> absolutely. coming up we have a story about families trying to have children who might be going from one extreme to the other, a ♪ getting cozy. ♪ ♪ shopping for gifts online. ♪ ♪ the perfect way to get into the spirit any time. ♪
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>> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald se man and his fam good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 7:56. get your updated on some bay area headlines now. the search for a san jose man and his family resumes this morning after their plane went missing over idaho. the owner and the pilot of the aircraft dale smith and four members of his family were flying to montana from oregon when smith reported some engine trouble but then lost control with controllers over idaho. there is an unusual kind of shelter available for the homeless in santa clara county now. vta bus 22 runs around the clock traveling from the eastridge mall in san jose up to palo alto and back. around midnight it takes on a different name, hotel 22. the vta says this has been going on for years now and they
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don't restrict anyone as long as they pay $2.50 fare. got your traffic and weather for your tuesday coming up right after the break.
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good morning. stretches of freeways true contra costa county are jammed up. a series of accidents or stalls, one just cleared westbound 4 by bailey. that was an accident. but look at that. we are seeing sensors now picking up slow traffic around "a" street in antioch and continuing along southbound 242. out to the bay bridge now it is backed up towards the maze and the eastshore freeway also delayed from the carquinez bridge to the maze. there is a wind advisory for the carquinez bridge more on that here's lawrence. >> those winds have been whipping around a cold front sliding into the bay area but boy, we are going to see some very cold temperatures. the coldest outbreak of the season so far. out toward the beach rego, we have the cold front moving out. skies beginning to break up now. we have been watching a few scattered showers but those have tapered off but you can see the cold front now sliding through. once that moves on by, it looks like much colder air, temperatures only in the 50s.
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♪ ♪ good morning to you. it's 8:00 in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." new video show it is violence of the new york city train crash. a passenger told us what it felt like to live through it. a shipwreck left this man trapped 100 feet under water for three days. video shows the moment when he reached out to his rescuers. ron burgundy returns over and over and over again. he's hilarious. the groundbreaking media campaign to promote the "anchorman" sequel. first a look at today's "eye opener at 8." investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and still say it's too early to determine if human error is to blame. >> the train made nine stops. at this point we're not aware of
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any problems related to the brakes. a major storm system plowing through the western half of the country in montana to bismarck. the vice president traveled here to asia to talk about trade and economic issues but that conflict over the air defense zone will likely dominate his trip. journalists are prohibited to travel to sinai. we went under cover to see the situation for ourselves. authorities are trying to determine what could have caused this crash, looking at theories from some kind of a leak to a tire blowout. could the new york train disaster have been stopped by a state-of-the-art safety system? >> if that engineer for whatever reason doesn't reduce the speed of this train, the system will do it for him. we spend an average of $600 million on the web a day. so if you put a 4% tax rate on that that's about $23 billion a year not being collected. president obama will try to dig out from the rubble of the obama care rollout. healthcare.gov is working
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more than 90% of the time. get on the school bus, kids. principal obama says the bridge is 90% complete! i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the number is startling, 82 miles an hour nearly three times the speed limit. that is how fast a new york city commuter train was going when it jumped the tracks sunday killing four passengers. >> investigators still do not know if a mechanical problem or operator error kept the train from slowing down. jeff pegues is at the accident scene at the bronx. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning charlie, norah and gayle. the destruction caused by this derailment evident in newly released mta video. it shows the extensive damage done to the rail cars and the tracks. this morning the rail cars have been cleared from the scene. there's still work to be done on the 800 feet of rail that was damaged in this derailment.
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the preliminary investigation according to the ntsb shows this train was traveling way too fast. 82 miles per hour in a 30-mile-per-hour curve. the brakes were applied too late. only five seconds before the cars came to a stop. new york senator chuck schumer explained the exact cause of the crash has yet to be determined. >> there are two choices. one would be human error on behalf of the engineer the other would be mechanical error on the locomotive. they will look thoroughly into that over the next few days and come up with a good answer. but it's premature to blame anyone or anything right now. >> reporter: we will know more about the crash and what happened as the ntsb puts together a timeline of events. they've been interviewing the engineer, william rockefeller, junior. they will talk to him again. he has said according to a law enforcement source on sunday he said to first responders that he tried to applied the brakes but
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felt like the train was not responding. charlie, norah, gayle. >> jeff pegues thank you. some of the passengers said right after the crash they could tell they were traveling faster than usual. one survivor dennis o'neill had been riding for less than 20 minutes. he tells michelle miller the train never slowed down before it derailed. >> you could hear people screaming and crying. it actually took me a couple seconds to gather the fact that i was okay and i was alive. >> reporter: dennis o'neill was on the metro north train heading to new york city on sunday. less than 20 minutes after boarding, the train derailed at - more than 80 miles an hour. >> cut the turn and flopped over hard. as we were sliding down, a lot of the windows had blown out, a lot of dirt was blowing through. at that point there was nothing to do but cover up. we had time to think and i was waiting for the worst to happen to tell you the truth. >> reporter: how scary were those few seconds?
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>> scariest moments of my life yes. >> reporter: just after the train hurdled off the tracks o'neill tried to help an injured passenger. >> she could sit up. she was bleeding pretty badly. >> reporter: the front of the train corridor was jammed shut. he made his way to the back where he was met by firefighters who helped him climb to safety. then hess called his wife maureen. they just celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on thanksgiving with their three children. >> reporter: have you really processed it all? >> i don't know if i processed it all. i've started processing it. i've had some weak moments. yesterday i got in the car with my son, i was just happy see him, gave me a hug. >> reporter: o'neill who used to commute on this line every day had all but stopped taking the train earlier this year until sunday. >> actually just feeling pretty lucky to tell you the truth. >> reporter: lucky?
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>> very lucky. >> reporter: nearly half of the passengers on board were injured. o'neill walked away with barely a scratch. for "cbs this morning," michelle miller, new york. this morning new video may help the investigation into the car wreck that killed actor paul walker. the surveillance video from valencia, california was obtained by our partners at omg insider. it captures the saturday crash. first you'll see a cloud of smoke and seconds later a fireball from an apparent explosion. on monday, vin diesel the co-star of the movie stopped by to the crash site. >> thank you for coming here and telling the angel up in heaven how much you appreciate him. >> sheriff's investigators do not believe walker and his friend roger rodas were racing another car at the time of this crash. autopsy results could come out today. later today president obama
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highlights the improvements on the federal health care website. the site got its first big test yesterday. by last night the website handled about 750,000 visitors without crashing. others faced the same delays and glitches. some were sent to a cube when the site became clogged. the white house says the site remains a work in progress. >> the president believes that the site has been significantly improved. we believe that this website is and will function effectively for the vast majority of users. and each day we will continue to take steps to make further improvements so that that experience is enhanced for users every day. a surge of users expected by december 23rd that is the deadline to enroll for coverage which starts at the beginning of the year. we're seeing newly released video of a dramatic underwater
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rescue. this man survived without food or water after his tug boat capsized six months ago. this video shows how he was able to breathe nearly 100 feet under the surface thanks to an air pocket in the wreckage. his 11 crewmates died there. he said after the rescue i was there in total darkness thinking this was the end. >> that's incredible. for the first time pope francis is publicly addressing the biggest scandal facing the catholic church. the pope said quote, i wish to express my compassion to ensure my closeness in prayer to every victim of sexual abuse and to their families. i ask you to continue to support them along the painful path of healing that they have undertaken with courage. that wasn't his only surprise in recent days. on sunday the pope told parishioners at a church outside rome that when he was younger he had a job as a bouncer. this is leading many people to say this is the coolest pope
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ever. >> i was going to say that. he gets more interesting and more interesting every day. >> the more you hear from him, you think i really want to talk to you. have you reached out to him yet, charlie rose? hello, pope francis. >> please pl
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critics say a unique form of communication is losing its flavor. >> let me give you an example of a good old time fortune cookie one of the best i ever got was "the gods who were smiling when you were born are laughing now." >> that's a pretty good one. >> that's a really good one. >> this morning mow rocca looks at how fortune cookies are getting a little stale. that's up next. tomorrow first on "cbs this morning," pastor rick warren's miracle weight loss. he talks about helping pareople
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questions. >> it was very well done. >> gayle did not know you're supposed to put in bed at the end of the fortune cookie. >> i had never heard it. i said to my white friends here it must be a white people thing because i was not aware. i did a poll in the studio here. very few black people were aware. >> what's the author of the fortune cookies? what's his name? >> donald lau. he is fantastic. for you, a promotion is very possible and so are higher taxes. >> his writer's block is over. m mo, it's great. have you heard there's a new "anchorman" movie out? >> i've heard. >> it started months ago in social media. now it seems you can't get away from it. it's funny stuff. we'll see if the rest of hollywood is ready to repeat
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them into a tv series you . your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 8:25. let's get you updated on some headlines now around the bay area. up in the sierra, how about this? they are getting a new coat of snow this morning. chains are required right now if you are highway 50 between twin bridges and meyers. there are currently no chain controls on 80 but getting a little snow up there. it's about to become really cold here in the bay area over the next couple of days. this as santa clara county opens cold weather shelters for the seaso to house some of the homeless in san jose, sunnyvale and gilroy. searchers in idaho trying to find a missing small plane based and san jose's reid- hillview airport. the plane registered to 51-year- old dale smith the founder of a company from san jose.
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the plane was carrying five family members from oregon to montana when the pilot reported engine trouble over a rugged area of idaho. got your traffic and weather and that cold weather coming right after the break.
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good morning. it is a slow ride up and down the nimitz freeway at least in the northbound, this is the commute direction. you can see all that traffic right there. this is by the oakland coliseum. it looks like that so you get towards the downtown oakland
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exits. about 40 minutes between 238 and the maze. but it's slightly worse than usual. not seeing major incidents but just a lot of commuters heading that way. also busy on the eastshore freeway. almost 40 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. there is still a wind advisory by the way for the carquinez bridge. and a quick look at the south bay, 101, 280 jammed up heading through downtown. san mateo bridge also has a wind advisory this morning. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a cold front pulling through town the winds kicking up outside and we have cold air settling in. we are going to see the coldest outbreak all season long. cold front bringing a few scattered showers through the bay area this morning but not much. they are tapering off already. this afternoon highs only going to be in the 50s so these are about 5 to 15 degrees colder than yesterday. then the next couple of days get ready tort deep freeze. cold and chilly days ahead.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> as you can see the new "anchorman" sequel is going to extremes to drum up excitement. and america is getting ready to stay classy again. two of the experts abbey klaasen and mike hogan are in the green room. plus novelist michael connelley is also reinventing the way he reaching his fans. and right now, it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "the new york times" says an animal rights group is seekle legal person status for a champ pan zi named tommy. the group filed a suit yesterday to remove tommy from his owners and place him in a sanctuary. britain's tellegraph will involve 100 volvos on public
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roads in sweden in 2017. google mercedes benz are also testing their own drivers cars. and the "the philadelphia inquirer" looks at the difference between male and female brains. researchers used imaging to map brain highways. they felt that women had powerful connections across the hemispheres of the brain. men and front and back. that means women are using their whole brains while men are only using their half. >> we're not surprised to hear that. >> i'm shocked by these findings. >> if charlie would weigh in he had to leave. he would weigh in we use our whole brain all the time. anchorman 2: the legend continues" is moved up by two days set to hit the theaters december 18th. that's not only how ron burgundy is trying to scoop the get condition. >> ladies and gentlemen -- >> reporter: it all started last
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year on "conan." >> paramount pictures and myself ronald joseph aaron burgundy have come to terms on a sequel to "anchorman." >> reporter: after nearly a decade, ron burgundy was back. and it wouldn't be the last of him. over the past year the fictional newsman has appeared in more than 50 viral videos promoting the rye lease of "anchorman 2." it's all part of an unconventional marketing campaign at paramount. that's the studio behind the film hopes will attract audiences. adweek calls his social push unlike anything done before. ron burgundy aka will ferrell has announced award show nominations. >> he's my son! come to papa! >> reporter: starred in car commercials. >> comfortably fits two turkey sandwiches or 70 packs of gum, say what! look, i'm not lying! >> reporter: and just this past
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weekend, he co-anchored a relife newscast kwnb. >> amber, you look lovely. are you married? >> no. >> well i am so don't get any ideas. >> reporter: he as has his own twitter account and recently authored a new book. >> will you follow me again? >> reporter: for a franchise that premiered in 2004 before social media exploded it's quite a strategy. >> hey america, did you miss my hot breath in your ears? >> reporter: it might even be a game-changer for hollywood. >> with us now, abbey klaasen editor of advertising agent, mike hogan, video director of "vanity fair." great to have you here. this is a lot of fun this segment. what do you think is changed why are they using this strategy? >> i don't think it will change how movies are marketed. i think it will change how everything is marketed. i think there's a lot of
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marketers would go back to the old way. you'd shoot two or three tv commercials. and you'd hit during the cosby show on a thursday night. so what you're seeing these days we've created many pieces of contents. we'll see it all every 0 the place. and it gives hundreds of pieces of content anywhere from shelves to tv to viral videos. >> and then it gets picked up -- i had a moment i was watching thanksgiving and i thought, isn't will ferrell such a great guy, he must have relatives in north dakota. you know what would be funny, i'm going to run on down there to a local station. i didn't really think of it as a movie promotion. clearly, it's working? >> well, it is we're talking about it. and it's reaching us through all the ways that we consume media normally. we're not getting struck by commercials that we've been
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taught to tune out or learn to tune out. we're findinging it on twitter, on tumblr and facebook. we've got a star will ferrell, who has the incentive to this kind of epic marketing campaign because he's a writer he's a producer on the film but he's amazing at it. they're all funny. >> he's so >> right. >> so is there a downside to too much promotion in this case? do you think? >> i think there would be if it weren't funny. and if he weren't so good at it. but he does have that ability to stay in character for 30 minutes on a news segment for an entire book signing. and he's just charismatic. so far, i don't hear anybody saying enough already with the will ferrell. that could happen. i think so far it's just working. >> it was fun to learn these dodge durango commercials began airing in september. but the sales have increased
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59%. >> that's right. >> this is not just benefitting the movie. dodge durango made out big here. >> and it's sort a myth to enlist this character to promote their cars. but they have had an 80% increase of traffic to their sites since these ads have begun airing. their secret to their success in october was ron burgandy. >> the first movie came out in 2004 grossed $80 million. a lot of people watching today probably don't remember the first one. do you have predictions on how well this one will do? you now say i've got to go. >> i think it's going to do better than that. i don't want to put a number on it. >> put a number. >> there's a lot of pent up excitement for this. but then they've also obviously not rested on their laurels, decided to reach out to a new audience to remind people who maybe forgot about the original film or haven't seen it in a
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while. i think the nice thing about a campaign about this the timing of it gives people a chance to go back and watch the original one, get excited for the new one. i think you'll see better than the original. >> all right. >> you like the first one, right? >> i did. i thought it was hilarious. i was actually thinking will ferrell might join us today on the segment. >> did you bring him? >> you should've done that. that would have been hilarious. thank you, abby thank you, michael. good to see you guys. >> michael conley shows us how one city changed his life and became the star of his new tv crime drama. we'll have that story coming u
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♪ michael connelley's newest novel in "the lincoln lawyer" series is now on sale. hollywood has snapped up the movie rights and another character going in front of the cameras right now. bill whitaker shows you the cutting edge way the fans will see the tv show. >> rolling. >> reporter: the streets of los angeles. >> here we go action. >> reporter: more than a bit player in the books of michael connelley. >> and action -- >> reporter: -- are now getting a lead role in the show. >> there is a character in the case. this one thing, harry bosch l.a. >> reporter: the new drama bosch
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folk cuffs on homicide detective harry bosch. >> that ain't green screen. that's real downtown. and you can't fake that. >> reporter: actor titus welliver plays the character. and connelley has spent night and day on location making sure his cop and his city are get think due. >> we determined at the beginning of the project not one shot would be shot outside of l.a. it doesn't matter if you can do it cheaper in vancouver, that wouldn't work. >> shooting in the rain in l.a. >> what is it about l.a. that continues to catch your attention? >> people cup here to realize a dream. and not everyone realizes that dream. that, to me, is like the grounding point of putting a drama. i tried writing books where i grew up in south florida, and it wasn't working. so i, almost on a whim moved 3,000 miles to los angeles to try one last time. ad now here i am you know 25 years later. >> reporter: you could not write
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these types of novels based in south florida? >> it's not my muse los angeles is. and i can't put my figure on why. i come in here fly over the city and land. and get in my car and it's immediately inspiring to me. i want to write about this place. >> reporter: the inspiration goes beyond where the series is shot to where it is shown. amazon, the same place millions of readers buy connelley's books, is producing "bosch" under its new amazon studios division. the show will go online in an experiment to create original programming for amazon's users. 225 million users. it's an idea that paid off for "house of cards" a series streamed by netflix. >> and action! >> reporter: youtube has also gotten into the act with this state of the start studio for a new generation of filmmakers. >> i hate using cliche words but it's word of the new paradigm.
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this will be a streaming show. and what's cool about it i write books. and this is going to be available to the viewing consumer like a book. you know you watch a chapter at a time, if you want when you want. >> reporter: how does this worker with amazon? >> well we're shooting a pilot. and people are welcome to view it and rate it. like basically on a five-star basis. and that becomes a tool for amazon in deciding whether to go all out and say let's do a series. >> reporter: many fans of harry bosch also follow another connelley character lincoln lawyer mickey haller played in the movie by matthew mcconaughey mcconaughey. >> actually i'm in my office in this one. >> reporter: "the gods of guilt" the fifth and latest book in the series picks up the story of the defense attorney who works in the back of his car while the driver whisks him through the streets of l.a. so is mickey haller a person you have met or he's a compilation of people you have met?
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>> kind of a compilation. i met a guy way back in 2000. he was a successful lawyer who was working out of his car. kind of like have case will travel. >> reporter: and connelley got one of his best lines in another stroke of l.a. luck. >> i remember i was having mare teeny with this guy. and he said there's no client as scary as an innocent man. i took out a pen and wrote that on a cocktail napkin. within a month, i was writing that book. that was the starting point. >> you know what my father always said about an innocent client. >> there's no client as scary as an innocent man. >> reporter: proof perhaps that only in this city could a note on a cocktail napkin help a writer realize a treatment. -- a dream. >> and the train, go. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker, los angeles. >> we see that streaming can work. >> i read that book "lincoln
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boyer " lawyer "account lawyer" which is a great read. >> after watching charlie's piece on amazon the other night, i thought i wouldn't mind being a partner in amazon in anything. all across the country, somebody is leaving a big surprise. the mystery that's not on the menu. coming up next on "cbs this morning." for all those who sleep too hot or too cool and struggle to sleep comfortably together, now there's a solution. the company that individualized your comfort with the sleep number bed
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the bears are collected and donated to needy children for some holiday comfort. i like it. in calgary nearly 26,000 bears will meet that goal. >> wow. looks good, doesn't it? >> incredible. that's a lot of bears. you know serving tables at a restaurant can be a thankless job, but an anonymous customer is trying to change that one tip at a time. our sister station looks at the nationwide appetite for finding the generous diner. >> the server came up to me and said somebody left me $1,000. >> reporter: becky graziano of the hungry cat in hollywood said it was this tip, 1 grand, on nearly a $266 bill that lit up server's faces. >> wow. it's really nice for them to see someone leaving a large amount you know for them to split that night. >> reporter: the servers' pool tips, still more than 200 bucks each. >> servers sometimes are underappreciated, you know in the business. looked down upon.
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for them to get something nice. especially right before the holiday season is a really good thing. >> reporter: graziano said the discuss was gone but left a mark. >> it had tips for jesus. >> reporter: it turns out to be the site called tips for jesus. spreading cheer from 300 to $10,000 tips. in notre dame indiana, san francisco, recently three in los angeles, the account says doing the lord's work one tip at a time. >> when i saw the size of the tips i thought that was amazing. really a blessing for people who might need it during the holiday season. >> r reporter: regulars at the hungry cat thought it was a heart waming gesture. >> i know you thought i was tips for jesus but not tonight. >> reporter: and the user's tity so far has been kept secret. >> we wondered tababout it yes.
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald hi, everyone. good morning. 8:55 on your tuesday. i'm frank mallicoat with your kpix 5 headlines. the search for a san jose man and family resumes this morning after their plane went missing in idaho. the owner and the pilot of the aircraft and four family members were flying to montana from oregon when they reported engine trouble and lost contact with the controllers over idaho. december is about to turn cold around the bay area. santa clara county is housing the homeless in san jose, sunnyvale and gilroy for the winter. one into your shelter in san jose county, vta bus 22 runs around the clock from san jose to palo alto and back and around midnight takes on a
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different name, hotel 22. the vta says they don't restrict anyone as long as they pay the fare to stay warm. let's check in with lawrence and find out how cold it will get. >> these next couple nights very, very cold. overnight lows dropping off in the 20s and the 30s in many places away from the immediate coastline. out the door right now, though, we have a cold front that's sliding through town and it's brought with it a few scattered showers here locally some snow up in the sierra nevada. they could see 6" up there. once this cold front pulls through the temperatures going to nosedive. highs 5 to 15 degrees cooler than yesterday and only 40s over the mountains. a very cold night tonight into tomorrow. freezing temperatures to start out your mornings and very chilly temperatures by day. we are going to have your "kcbs traffic report" coming up next.
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chp issued a high wind advisory for the bay bridge. at the toll plaza it's stacked up beyond the overcrossings about 15 to 20 minutes now to get you on the bay bridge. but it looks like the far left lanes are probably your best bet right now. heading into san francisco from 101 it is jammed up as well as 280. we had a couple of different accidents there. back outside here's a live look in the east bay. northbound 880 is gridlocked from 238 up towards your downtown oakland exits. give mass transit a whirl because everything including bart systemwide are on time.
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